Woman jailed after taking money for ill child's expenses

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Police reportedly have tape of suspect at local convenience store

By Linda Ireland

A woman who admitted taking money intended for a sick child was sentenced to 10 days in county jail Wednesday.

Theresa Ann Cox, 43, of Louisville was charged Feb. 16 with two counts of theft by unlawful taking by Hodgenville City Police. Court records indicate she entered two IGA Express stores, picked up several items and placed them in a bag from the store. Each time, she presented the items to the clerk and requested a refund, according to Lt. Steve Johnson. The items included cell phone accessories and snacks.

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